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  Explore a wide range of Post-Medieval Objects discovered in the North Pennines. Objects date from the Union of the Crowns in
1603, through the Napolionic Wars in Europe, to the death of Queen Victoria in 1901
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  Armstrong Hydraulic Engine
Description: A hydraulic reciprocating engine, designed and built for W.B. Lead
Original Location: Allenheads, Northumberland

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  Armstrong hydraulic engine
  Stanhope Town Crier's Bell
Description: The only Town Crier's Bell surviving in the North Pennines
Original Location: Stanhope, Weardale

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  Stanhop bell
  Egglestone Spar Box
Description: This cabinet of curiosities is a fantastic example of Victorian folk craft
Original Location: St. John’s Chapel, Weardale

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  Egglestone Spar Box
  Classic Weardale Fluorite Specimen
Description: A magnificent specimen of fluorspar discovered in 1818
Original Location: White’s Level Mine, near Westgate

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  Hannah Peart's Quilt
Description: A hand-made traditional strippy quilt, crafted in 1854
Original Location: Allendale in the North Pennines

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  Hannah Peart's Quilt
  Hill Farm Gate-Sweep for Hay
Description: Used to gather lying dried hay prior to storage in the hay barn
Original Location: Daddry Shield, Weardale

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  Hay sweep
  Holey Stones, Hag Stones or Fairy Beads
Description: Stones with natural holes, used as charms in many Weardale byres
Original Location: Ireshopeburn, Weardale, Co. Durham

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  Faery Beads
  Weardale Knitting Stick
Description: Knitting aid with beautiful incised and carved decoration, dated 1883
Original Location: Weardale

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  Knitting stick
  Lead & Zinc Mine Wagons
Description: Mid C19th narrow gauge railway wagon from Alston Moor
Original Location: Brownley Hill Level

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  Mining wagons
  Act of Parliament Clock
Description: A public service cased wall-clock dating to the late Georgian period
Original Location: High House Chapel, Ireshopeburn

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  Parliament Clock
  C19th Image of Lead Ore Pony Train
Description: A painting providing a rare contemporary visual record of this industry
Original Location: Probably Beaumont/WB Lead origin

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  Pony carriage
  Sufferings of Quakers Collection
Description: A book from 1753 describing the persecution of Quakers
Original Location: London

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  Sufferings of the Quakers
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